The amazing Toyota GT86 wins another major accolade as Top Gear Magazine names it their 2012 Car of the Year. These guys know a thing or two about what makes a car truly great, and the GT86 must have that in spades to convince them that it’s the winner.
This affordable Japanese sports car is also Jeremy Clarkson’s personal Car of the Year and the TopGear Coupe of the Year. They are blown away by the amount of fun the GT86 delivers for the money you pay for it. As Clarkson pointed out while driving the car in TG’s latest DVD, in the GT86 you can be Ken Block on every single roundabout.
Charlie Turner, TopGear editor, said: This is a fantastic achievement, for a car to win a TopGear Award is recognition of a truly exceptional vehicle. Only the remarkable are considered for a TopGear Award and this year the GT86 has proved to be the stand-out machine.
Senior Writer Sam Philip added: For driving thrills, this is my sort of performance car. Good steering, nice crisp gear change, revvy engine. You can find its limits, slide it around, without fear of being inadvertently deposited in a loch…”